Articles matching "assault"
Court of Appeal finds vicarious liability for violence of managing director during aftermath of company's Christmas party
Earlier this month the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd (2018). Samantha Chambers and Paul Donnelly consider the implications of the judgment which…Read more
Courts demonstrate a reluctance to extend the concept of vicarious liability in two important decisions in the High Court and Court of Appeal
Following on from the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this year in Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (see DWF update) the High Court and the Court of Appeal have introduced some balance to the…Read more
Defences of contributory negligence and provocation rejected, in damages action arising from an assault
Catherine Hart looks at the decision in McLaughlin (as Guardian of John Rennie) v Pauline Morrison and Esure Services Limited, Court of Session, 8 August 2014, in which the court considered the…Read more